The Top 4 Event Categories for Social Media Week Lagos 2017
Social Media Week is a leading news platform and worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas and insights into social media and technology's impact on business, society, and culture.
These are the top 4 event categories which features a central stage for keynotes and panels, workshops, masterclasses and presentations. These events also provide ideas, insights and inspiration to help people and businesses understand how to achieve more productivity in a hyper connected world.
Hosted by MainOne
Building The Next Billion Naira Business: 4 Things You Must Know is a capacity building workshop that will equip entrepreneurs and small businesses with the skills required to grow successfully.
Hosted by Lagos Angel Network
This executive level talk will take prospective angels through the basics of business angel investing. How to source deals. How to build a portfolio. Startup valuation. Startup due diligence. LAN will also provide resources and tools it uses for making investments in startups.
Hosted by The Social Atelier
The session will highlight the ways in which video can be used to connect with potential customers on social media and lead to all important customer conversions. It will showcase important case studies on how companies and individuals have used video content tools to reach mass audiences and explore ways that companies of any size can employ the same methods with little to no budget.
Hosted by Ideate for Africa
This session will feature individuals in the agriculture industry using digital technology and innovation to redefine agriculture on the continent. Target participants include agro entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, and individual interested in exploring the immense opportunities in the agro space.
Hosted by VR Creative Agency, Fashion Africa Now & APYA Productions
The session consider the importance of social media for the Creative Africa scene & the importance of the African perspective in the social media scene. We will also look at the importance of representing diverse voices and African perspectives in media.
Hosted by Book Buzz Foundation
The Marketing Arts and Culture in Digital Lagos panel will explore how leaders in Lagos’s arts and culture community are using technology to promote their cause and how technology has helped them garner the support they need.
Media and Marketing
Hosted by CNN Africa
Live video is rapidly changing the journalistic storytelling landscape through social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat. CNN Africa’s Stephanie Busari hosts How Live Video Can Transform African Storytelling a panel with digital influencers on the continent to discuss the impact of video and how it can be used to create dynamic storytelling.
Hosted by Eskimi
Eskimi hosts Programmatic Marketing: The Future of Digital Media in Africa, an event to introduce the definition of programmatic in the African context. The event will educate attendees about the basics of programmatic buying, audience planning, performance optimisation, rich media and conversion management and share case studies from Nigeria and abroad.
Hosted by Pulse Nigeria
The Rise Of Podcasts: The New FM panel will explore the rise of narrative storytelling and reporting and interactive journalism with some of Pulse Nigeria’s top podcast hosts and new media producers.
Hosted by Mofolusade Sonaike
Become a Kick-Ass Tech Mum will walk attendees through a transition from employee to business owner and teach stay at home mums how they can build a profitable online business. Mothers and homemakers who run their own businesses (or would like to run a business) and want to improve their productivity with social media are invited to attend.
Hosted by WordsAreWork (WAW)
In this Masterclass, we elucidate how the use of apps, template-generating software, writing and editing programs, and social media, can be employed in earning money from writing. Writers who have earned, are earning, and plan to keep earning money by digital writing will be available to share their success tips and tactics.
Hosted by Purple
Connected African: Empowering Girls With Tech is a masterclass panel featuring experts in technology and gender issues discussing tactics for improving gender representation online. The online offerings from Purple (Purple Academy and the Purple Social Network) will also be used as a case study to determine what needs to be done to make the online space more female-friendly.
To learn more about the innovation across lagos at Africa at large be sure to attend #smwlagos 2017. Register here: https://socialmediaweek.org/lagos/attend/
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